Project Manager Sustainable Digitalisation (m/f/d)

Duration: 32 hours/week
Start Date: January 2023
Location: Wuppertal, Germany

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is an international nonprofit Think and Do tank that works with businesses, policy makers, partner organisations and civil society towards “Investing in a good life”. Read more about us on the website:

As a result of successful project acquisitions, we are now looking for a Project Manager to enhance our Innovation With Purpose (IWP) Team to follow the mission of driving change towards sustainability in business and leveraging innovative business models, eco-innovation, digitalisation and entrepreneurship to support a good life.

The CSCP offers a dynamic and stimulating working team, diverse assignments and international development opportunities, the chance to work on future-oriented digitalisation and sustainability topics and the opportunity to make a true difference with your work at a reputable organisation.

Are you an ideally native German speaker that is fluent in English and interested in working to support mainstreaming sustainability? Are you a digital native, keen to link sustainability and digitalisation on national and international level?

Your Tasks
A key focus will be the (co-)management of public and private projects that deal with the mainstreaming and up-scaling of sustainability and sustainable innovations through digitalisation. You will work with senior CSCP staff and will exchange with established (social) businesses, start-ups and public officials alike. The role also requires the identification of new opportunities for acquisition as well as active engagement in acquisition processes.

Job Description
• Strategic, operational and financial management of project modules and generating content, including workshops and online courses
• Organising events
• Delivering administrative tasks
• Collaborate with public and private organisations as well as stakeholders from civil society
• Ensure quality of project outputs, impact and satisfaction of public and private clients
• Further acquisitions of private and public sector projects
• Supporting the establishment of strategic networks and contribution to the vision and goals of the IWP team
• External representation in the form of speaker engagements and publications

Key Requirements
• Minimum of five years of relevant work experience in the sustainability and/or digitalisation realm
• Native German and fluent English speaker (the CSCP working language is English)
• Master or equivalent in areas related to the above
• Solid experience of working with businesses
• Proven project management skills and the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team
• Strong capacity for systems thinking and development of innovative, cross-sectorial solutions and collaborative approaches
• Ability to deal with multiple changing requirements and to work under tight deadlines
• Proficiency in using word processing and presentation software

As a non-for-profit organisation, the CSCP applies the collective bargaining law (TV-L).

Application procedure
If you are interested in this position, please send your application via email including:
• motivation letter in German
• CV
• earliest possible starting date
• certificates and references

To: Michael Kuhndt
Subject: “Digital Responsibility Expert+Your Name”